New Year's Invitational: Stephan Jaegar leads by four

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Jan. 7, 2012) -- Stephan Jaegar fired a 7-under 65 and holds a four-shot advantage following second-round play at the 2012 New Year's Invitational at St. Petersburg Country Club.

Jaegar followed up a first-round 69 with the spectacular 65 to take the lead.

Michael McGowan, who struggled with an opening-round 73, also fired 7-under 65 and is knotted in a three way tie for second place along with Garland Green (72-66--138), Mike Furci (69-69--138) and Nick Austin (72-67--138).

Dave Bunker leads the mid-am division after shooting a second-round 71. He leads by one shot over Billy Williamson.

Stuart Sierra is a one-shot leader in the senior division. His 77-75--152 is one shot better than Thomas Hyland, who followed up a 77 in the first round with a second-round 76.

Ian Clarke is pacing the mid-senior division, leading by 10 shots after Round 2.

Results For New Year's Invitational Golf Tournament
1VAGarland GreenTazewell, VA70072-66-69-71--278*
T2GermanyStephan JaegerGermany50069-65-72-72--278
T2NYJim LiuSmithtown, NY50071-70-67-70--278
T4TNBrandon RodgersKnoxville, TN40073-71-70-66--280
T4FLMichael HebertOrlando, FL40074-67-70-66--280

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ABOUT THE New Year's Invitational

Historic invitational golf tournament that originated on the Lakewood golf course in 1927. This same amateur invitational tournament -- which attracts top Florida amateurs and a strong group of out-of- state players as well -- continues, unbroken, each year although the club name was later changed to St. Petersburg Country Club.

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